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LJS 444 - Aqsarāʼī, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, active 14th century - Ḥall al-Mūjiz
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Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection: LJS 444 - Aqsarāʼī, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, active 14th century - Ḥall al-Mūjiz
Author:
Aqsarāʼī, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, active 14th century.
Title:
Ḥall al-Mūjiz.
Origin:
A.H. 884 (1480)
Physical description:
246 leaves : paper, illustrations ; mm bound to mm + 2 notes.
Summary:
Commentary on the epitome (Mūjiz) by Ibn al-Nafīs of Avicenna's Canon on medicine (Qānūn fī al-ṭibb). Notes laid in after f. 142, 222.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from added title (f. 1r).
Foliation: Paper, 246 + i (18th-century?) ; [i-v, 1], 2-240, [241]; contemporary foliation in ink in Hindu-Arabic numerals, upper left recto. Catchwords on each leaf, lower left verso.
Layout: Written in 21 long lines with marginal notes (except on replacement leaves, f. 63-64, 125-130, 157-162, 173-178).
Script: Written in naskh in black ink; pointed.
Decoration: Diagram of the human eye and its communication with the brain (f. 133v); significant words and phrases and overlining in red.
Binding: Contemporary (late 15th-century) pasteboards, remnant of 17th-century cloth spine, covers detached.
Origin: Copy completed on 12 Shawwāl A.H. 884 (5 January 1480), by ʻAlī ibn Kamāl al-Dīn Maḥmūd al-Astarābādī, with replacement leaves added in the 18th century (f. 240v).
Readers' notes dated 986 A.H. (1578 or 1579) (third front flyleaf verso); owners' stamps (front flyleaf 2 recto, f. 1r, 240v).
Cite as:
LJS 444.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania LJS 444
Vernacular script:
اقسرائي، محمد بن محمد، active 14th century.
حل الموجز.
ابن النفيس، علي بن ابي الحزم، 1210 أو 1211-1288. موجز.
ابن سينا، 980-1037. قانون في الطب.
استرابادي، علي بن كمال الدين محمود، scribe.
عبد الفتاح القاطن، active 1698, former owner.
اسماعيل بن الحاج عيسى جريج المهنى، active 1781, former owner.
عبد الله الاسطواني، active 1824، former owner.
الحاج عبد القادر بن السيد عبد الله الاسطواني، active 1846، former owner.
 
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